This wonderful villa situated in Dordogne features its very own heated pool and vine-covered veranda.
The villas 400 year history is shown in the exposed beams and stone walls, complemented by the modern conveniences of the elegant bathrooms.
With two large salons kitted out with a home cinema, Smart TV with Netflix and a pool table, this is the perfect area for children.
With a fenced pond and ample space there is lots to enjoy outside.
A private bar is found in the Mediterranean courtyard and veranda, with its own dart board and barbecue.
With up to 18 guests able to be accommodated, there is plenty of space to entertain and relax.
Just a walk away from Montpo-Menesterol, you will easily be able to find all the important shops and boulangeries.
The Wednesday morning market is a great visit, perfect for buying food to prepare in the kitchen.
Chandos leisure park is within walking distance where you can enjoy a canoe along the river.
A drive will take you the famous caves and castles of Dordogne.
Villa and Apartment Interiors
The villa is situated in a semi rural area just outside the pretty village of Menesterol and only 1km from the market town of Montpon-Menesterol. It is ideally placed for easy access to Bordeaux, St Emillion, Arcachon beach resort, Bergerac and Perigueux.
Montpon-Menesterol is situated on the banks of the River l’Isle which has a good range of traditional French shops including bakery, butchers, chocolatiers, bars, banks, post office, Tourist office, clothes shops, some excellent restaurants, 2 large supermarkets and a bustling weekly market every Wednesday morning. There is a train station running to Bordeaux and Perigueux. TGV connections are available from Bordeaux and Libourne.
The annual fireworks display on Bastille day (14th July).
During the month of August the town of Montpon becomes a fairground every evening for 3 consecutive nights, ending in a superb fireworks display at the park.
The Chandos leisure park is a few minutes walk from the villa and has a swimming lake with beach area and snack bar.
The large lake resorts of Lac Jemaye & Lac du Gurcon are both within a 20min drive. Montpon-Menesterol is only 5k from the A89 motorway. The nearest airports are Bergerac (50mins) and Bordeaux International (1hr).
With its prehistoric caves, fortified castles and picturesque villages the Dordogne valley has a lot to offer any visitor. Steeped in history going back thousands of years when Cro-Magnon man lived in the caves of the Périgord and left cave paintings in sites such as Lascaux and Les Eyzies, the region now boasts over 3 million visitors every year.
The diverse landscape of Atlantic coastline beaches boasts some of the best surfing in Europe, and Arcachon Bay is crowned by Europe's largest sand dune: the Dune de Pyla (or du Pilat), nearly 3 kilometres long, 500 metres wide and reaching 107 metres in height.
The city of Bordeaux is among the world's major wine industry centres. Bordeaux wine has been produced in the region since the eighth century. Saint-Émilion is one of the principal red wine areas of Bordeaux along with the Médoc, Graves and Pomerol. Saint-Émilion's history goes back to prehistoric times and is a World Heritage site, with fascinating Romanesque Churches, catacombs and the fantastic monolithic church made from a single block of stone.
For avid golfers, experience Chateau de Vigiers 18 hole, par 72 championship course designed by Donald Steel.
Local Activities – walking distance
Market town (morning markets each Wednesday)
Large park with swimming lake
Local Family Activities (within 60min drive)
3 swimming lakes with beaches
Indoor swimming pool with slide and toddler pool
Ice cream farm, milking demonstrations. During July and August the farm also has a children’s park, pedal go-kart track, huge maize field labyrinth, with Thursday evening market with food stalls and music.
Indoor jungle gym with restaurant
Night markets with live music, discos and entertainments